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Too Much of a Good Thing?

Clinton, S.C., Monday, May 27, 2013, 9:20 a.m. Who didn’t awaken Sunday morning and think, man, this is racing nirvana? Grand Prix of Monaco, Indianapolis 500, Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte … road racing, Indy cars, stock cars … most unique, … Continue reading

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Racing It As It Comes

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, May 26, 8:17 a.m. It’s not actually Memorial Day. That’s Monday. And, strictly speaking, it will be a day to mourn our war dead, not to cheer on the troops or to honor the veterans. Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Frustration Gets Plenty of Exercise

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, May 19, 1:23 p.m. Are you familiar with Georges Clemenceau’s quote, “War is too serious a matter to be left to soldiers”? Well, now you are. Clemenceau is not angling for a ride in the Camping World … Continue reading

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Global Raining

This day reminds me of an old TV commercial hyping the songs of Brook Benton. It aired regularly, oh, 30 or 40 years ago and was common in the days of K-Tel and Wham-O, when records weren’t strictly “old school.” … Continue reading

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Smoke-free Racing? Yeah, Right …

I obviously suffer from skewed judgment. Things that strike others as perfectly reasonable strike me as ridiculous. I don’t know why. I’d like to think that I think things through, but there’s no great body of evidence to that effect. … Continue reading

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From a Distance

Missing the NASCAR Media Tour isn’t so bad. What I miss the most, I think, is what I complained about. At least for me, it wasn’t ever a carefree week of schmoozing. In 1993, when I attended it for the … Continue reading

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